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Brown-chested jungle flycatcher

Binomial name: Rhinomyias brunneatus, Henry Horrocks Slater, 1897

The brown-chested jungle flycatcher (Rhinomyias brunneatus) is a species of bird in the Muscicapidae family.

It is found in Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Tibet.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Rhinomyias brunneatus

Common names

  • English:
    • Brown-chested flycatcher
    • Brown-chested jungle flycatcher


  • Rhinomyias brunneata, BirdLife International (2004)
  • Rhinomyias brunneata, BirdLife International (2000)
  • Rhinomyias brunneata, Nigel J. Collar et al. (1994)
  • Rhinomyias brunneata, Charles Gald Sibley & Burt Leavelle Monroe (1990)
  • Rhinomyias brunneata, Nigel J. Collar & A. V. Andreev (1988)

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Brown-chested jungle flycatcher, Rhinomyias brunneatus in Thailand

Range map of Rhinomyias brunneatus in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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